Java

Mount Bromo Ijen Tour

  • 3 Days
  • Volcano
  • Easy

Ijen Volcano’s crater (2.443 m) located on the border of Banyuwangi and Bondowoso region, East Java. Only two places in the world have this Blue flame natural phenomenon, at Iceland and Ijen Crater – Indonesia. This natural phenomenon is ignited from sulphuric gas, emerges due to the cracks of the crater with temperatures up to 600 degrees celsius. You should do two hours midnight hiking to reach the crater, since the best time to see this blue fire around 02.00 AM until the dawn

Upon your arrival at Surabaya airport, your guide will pick you up then after meet and greet you will directly be transfer for 3 - 4 hours driving to Cemoro Lawang area for overnight. You will enjoy the different view along the road, from toll road to hilly terrain with the vegetable and fruit farm along the way. Check in to your simple lodge and enjoy free time at your own leisure and meals at your personal account.

Accommodation: Café Lava Lodge (Non star) or similar

Morning call at 03:00 am and then by jeep you will start your journey to enjoy the beauty of nature and the splendid sunrise at Mt. Penanjakan. From the viewpoint  located on the rim of the Tengger caldera you will enjoy the sunrise with its young volcanic view, including Mt. Bromo and the active Mt. Semeru in the background. Then proceed to Mt. Bromo crater through the shimmering sea of sand. You will climb up the 245 steps of stairs to reach the ridge of Bromo Caldera. After enjoying the beautiful panorama, taking pictures, then you will drive back to your hotel for breakfast and freshen up. After breakfast then you will start the long driving to Ijen area via Probolinggo. If the tour end in Bali, you will drive for 7 hours to hotel in Banyuwangi, and if the tour end in Surabaya then you will drive for 6.5 hours to your hotel in Bondowoso. Arrive to your hotel late afternoon, then check in and rest due to early rise the next day.

Accommodation: Ketapang Indah Hotel or similar  if the tour end in Bali

Accommodation: Ijen View Hotel  if the tour end back to Surabaya

We rise early after midnight, about 1 am,  for the Mt. Ijen (2.400 m) excursion. From your hotel you will be transfer for an hour to Paltuding area through the rain forest. From Paltuding area you will trekking up for about 2 hours to the crater rim, and another 30-45 minutes trekking down to the crater. Ijen Crater shows a special type of volcanic feature common to Indonesia, about 175 meters deep. The floor is covered completely by a warm lake, milky blue green in color, held back by a dam built many years ago by the Dutch, in order to keep the hot mineral, laden water from raining for the crop lands below. In certain part in the crater where the sulfur miners gathered the sulfur, you will see the blue fire or blue flame. If the wind not blowing to your direction you will be able to come closer to the blue flame, but if it come to your direction, the smell will be really strong. After sometimes you will climb up to the rim of the crater and enjoying the sunrise light warm you up. On your way back you will meet many sulfur miner carrying 60-70kgs on their bare shoulders for 2 miles ascending and descending the steep Mt. Ijen slopes. Afterward rejoin your car and drive back to the hotel for breakfast and freshen up.  Then at the appropriate time you will be transfer to Ketapang Harbor in Banyuwangi for 1 hour ferry crossing from Java to Bali, arrival Gilimanuk harbor of Bali then continue driving for another 4 hour to your hotel in Kuta/Ubud area.

Note: Please advise if you do not interested to the blue flame tour that will start at 1 am, we can change to the normal tour that will start at 4am from your hotel.

We rise early after midnight, about 1 am,  for the Mt. Ijen (2.400 m) excursion. From your hotel you will be transfer for an hour to Paltuding area through the rain forest. From Paltuding area you will trekking up for about 2 hours to the crater rim, and another 30-45 minutes trekking down to the crater. Ijen Crater shows a special type of volcanic feature common to Indonesia, about 175 meters deep. The floor is covered completely by a warm lake, milky blue green in color, held back by a dam built many years ago by the Dutch, in order to keep the hot mineral, laden water from raining for the crop lands below. In certain part in the crater where the sulfur miners gathered the sulfur, you will see the blue fire or blue flame. If the wind not blowing to your direction you will be able to come closer to the blue flame, but if it come to your direction, the smell will be really strong. After sometimes you will climb up to the rim of the crater and enjoying the sunrise light warm you up. On your way back you will meet many sulfur miner carrying 60-70kgs on their bare shoulders for 2 miles ascending and descending the steep Mt. Ijen slopes. Afterward rejoin your car and drive back to the hotel for breakfast and freshen up.  At the appropriate time we will start driving back to Surabaya airport to catch your flight out from Surabaya.

NOTE: Please take the after 8 pm flight if you want to fly out from Surabaya.

 

  • All land transportation as state in the tour program
  • Accommodation as mention in the program base on single sharing
  • English speaking guide
  • Jeep tour in Bromo
  • Public ferry for crossing to Bali (if the tour end in Bali)
  • Daily breakfast at hotel
  • Entrance fee to the each objects
  • Toll and parking fee
  • Tour and Excursion as per above tour program
  • Mineral water

 

  • Flight ticket, Air port tax and airport porter
  • Any kinds of insurance
  • Any other meals (eg food and beverage at hotel & dinner)
  • Phone call and Laundry service
  • The use of the coach during the free program
  • Tipping Shopping
  • Any cost happen due to the flight delay / cancellation

Available

  • Tailor Made Program
  • Flexible Departure Date
  • Private Trip
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